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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-5624

Original release date: 02/24/2013
Last revised: 02/26/2013


The XMLHttpRequest object in Qt before 4.8.4 enables http redirection to the file scheme, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to force the read of arbitrary local files and possibly obtain sensitive information via a file: URL to a QML application.


Per http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1723-1/ A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 12.10 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu 11.10 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0157
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0154
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,40034
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qt/commit/96311def2466dd44de64d77a1c815b22fbf68f71
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Announce] 20121130 Qt Project Security Advisory: QML XmlHttpRequest Insecure Redirection
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=883415
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121204 Re: CVE Request -- Qt (x < 4.8.4): QML XmlHttpRequest insecure redirection
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0143
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1723-1

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.8.3 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.8.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.8.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.8.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.7.6
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.7.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.7.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.7.3
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.7.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.7.4
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.7.5
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.7.6:rc
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.6.5
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.6.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.6.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.6.3
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.6.4
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.6.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.6.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.6.5:rc
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.5.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.5.3
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.5.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.5.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.4.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.4.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.4.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.4.3
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.3.4
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.3.5
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.3.3
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.3.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.3.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.3.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.2.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.2.3
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.2.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.1.5
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.1.4
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.0.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:3.3.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:3.3.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:3.3.3
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:3.3.4
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:3.3.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:3.3.6
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:3.3.5
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:2.0.0
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:1.42
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:1.43
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:1.44
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:1.45
* cpe:/a:digia:qt:1.41
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)